Installation success on eMachines M6811
I just install pure64 last night on an eMachines M6811 using the 8MB
I used mandrake 10 disc1 to resize the ntfs partition it came with,
then booted the debian cd.
Essentially, it's a success. X and the touchpad work swimmingly, I
grabbed the Synoptics driver for X and loaded evdev and psmouse kernel
modules. I haven't used a touchpad in a while and was impressed with
the ability to "tap" the pad with 2 or 3 fingers in order to middle or
right click (it got around the shortcomings of only 2 buttons.
The ethernet works fine, the wireless obviously doesn't work since it
requires the use of ndiswrapper. My Engenius 200mW card worked fine.
I could read from the DVD drive, but while copying a 3.9GB file it got
read errors after 2.8GB saying I was accessing beyond the end of the